Portland, OR in the news
4,283 Office Buildings Created Through Adaptive Reuse in Last 100 Years
Portland’s shipbuilding industry during World War II not only attracted 150,000 people in the 1940s and 1950s, but also laid the groundwork for numerous industrial conversions to take place in the densest city in Oregon and one of the most progressive cities in the country. To date, the city has converted 83 buildings to offices — more than 6.6 million square feet for the Portland office market.
Midwest Dominates List of Best Cities for Mental Health & Work/Life Balance
Irvine scored as high as #9 — far ahead of any other California entry, thanks to a large number of recreational amenities per capita and good insurance coverage. Meanwhile, despite being less affordable than its fellow West Coast entry, Portland enjoyed a greater adoption of remote work, good health coverage and a relatively shorter average work week.
Industrious Brings Coworking Back to Portland’s U.S. Custom House
New York-based coworking operator Industrious recently opened an 80,000-square-foot coworking space in Portland, Ore. Situated in the Pearl District neighborhood, it encompasses the lower three floors of the Portland U.S. Custom House at 220 NW Eighth Ave. and is Industrious’ second location in Portland.
Which Are the Best Cities for Outdoor Enthusiasts in the U.S.?
Boston at #4, Portland at #9 and Milwaukee at #10 are more temperate options that offer more green spaces and better air quality (with Portland having the best on the list), in exchange for fewer sunny days per year.